Summer

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August Lawn & Garden To-Do List

Whether you’re in cooler climates preparing for autumn, or warmer ones enjoying the height of your garden’s bounty, tackle these tasks around your yard and garden.

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Tropical Garden

How to Spruce Up a Summer Garden with Tropical Plants

As the summer heats up, consider adding some tropical plants to your garden for a splash of luxury. The large, waving foliage and lush growth habits add a cool, inviting touch, and the plants themselves are naturally tolerant of the heat and humidity of summer. Read on to find out more.

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July Lawn & Garden To-Do List

How does your garden grow? If it needs some help, check out our July to-do list!

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Top 10 Hurricane Myths Debunked

Even with the amount of attention hurricanes have received in recent years, there are still a number of misconceptions surrounding them. Here are the top 10 myths and the truth behind them.

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Hurricane Storm Panels for Your Home

One of the best ways to minimize damage to your home during Tropical Storm Gordon is to cover your windows and doors with storm panels or shutters. Here are some options.

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22 Tips to Prepare for a Hurricane

Here are a few basic steps you can take now to prepare for severe weather, such as hurricanes and tornadoes.

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How to Clean Outdoor Patio and Deck Furniture

Regardless of whether the outdoor furniture on your patio or deck is made of wood, aluminum, wrought iron, or plastic; it takes a lot of abuse from the elements.

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Summer Tips for Comfortable Living

Summertime offers more opportunities to enjoy the Great Outdoors, but before you have some fun in the sun, you need to make sure your home is ready for the season.

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